This Brazilian beauty was born on July 20, 1980. As a teenager, Gisele was discovered by a modeling agency in a shopping mall. After winning a national beauty and modeling contest, Gisele moved to New York at the age of sixteen to begin her career. She first hit it big in 1999 when she was featured on the cover of the prestigious fashion magazine, Vogue. She continued to be featured in many other popular magazines including: ELLE, Allure, Harper's Bazaar, and Marie Claire.
Gisele further gained success through her endorsements. As one of the Victoria's Secret Angels, Gisele became a household name. She can also be seen in ads for such brands as Versace, Givenchy, and Ralph Lauren. All of her accomplishments have made her the highest-paid model in the world!
In February 2009 Gisele added on the titles of wife and stepmom when she married star NFL quarterback, Tom Brady. Nine months later Gisele gave birth to the couples first child together, Benjamin.
With her beauty and fun-loving attitude, Gisele continues to be a popular, in-demand model in the fashion world!
- As a child, she considered being a professional volleyball player.
- She was featured on a cover of Vogue with NBA star, LeBron James.
- English is her second language.